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Access to Land via Land Rental Markets

Elisabetii Sadoulet, Rinku Murgai, and Alian De Janvry

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An optimal operational farm size exists that may or may not be in compliance with the current household land endowments when economies of scale are present in production or in imperfect markets that ... More


The accidental logic of health policy in Australia

Fran Baum and Judith Dwyer

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that contemporary health policy in Australia is shaped by its response to three fundamental challenges: how to maximise health outcomes; how to ensure equity in access to health ... More


Addressing health inequalities: building on Peter Townsend’s legacy

Margaret Whitehead

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers health inequalities, an area in which Peter used his science and his art to press for more effective action. It notes that far from allowing the Conservative government at the ... More


The Aetiology of Depression

Theodoros Bargiotas

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the aetiology of depression. It begins with an overview of reasons why the aetiology of depression has been and still is difficult to define, including its heterogeneity and ... More


An Alternative Measure of Political Trust: Reconciling Theory and Practice

Joseph Gershtenson and Dennis L. Plane

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a critique of the standard ANES political trust question, and proposes a percentage measure as an alternative. Given the wide-ranging consequences of political trust, there is ... More


Analysing the health transition: what the Greek case tells us about the social determinants of health

Mick Carpenter

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter talks about the social determinants of health. It begins by reviewing the theoretical accounts of the ‘health transition’ and then seeks to adapt these to variations in the policy ... More


Are Foreign Top PhD Students More Likely to Stay in the United States? Some Evidence from European Economists

Linda Van Bouwel and Reinhilde Veugelers

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter complements the previous one by analyzing the determinants of the mobility of high-skilled individuals. It examines based on a sample of European students who obtained a PhD in economics ... More


Are There Cultural Determinants of Entrepreneurship?

Rajkamal Iyer and Antoinette Schoar (eds)

in International Differences in Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473093
eISBN:
9780226473109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473109.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores the role of entrepreneurial culture in determining contractual outcomes among entrepreneurs in countries where the legal environment makes contracts very difficult to enforce. ... More


The Argument from Cases: Standard Contextualism and Standards Contextualism

Peter Baumann

in Epistemic Contextualism: A Defense

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754312
eISBN:
9780191815980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754312.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How we would use words like “knowledge” in relation to relevant scenarios and cases is often thought to give crucial support to contextualism. The most common form of contextualism could be called ... More


Associational Power

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

in National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Since the study takes on power as a structural property, this chapter deals with organized power. Organized power is derived primarily and secondarily, from membership strength and resources ... More


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